Professional Development for Distressed Physician Behaviors

Gain skills to recognize and avoid unprofessional behavior in the workplace

2024 Course Dates

Three-day course dates:

February 28 - March 4, 2024

April 10 - 12, 2024

May 29 - 31, 2024

July 31- August 2, 2024

September 4- 6, 2024

October 9 -11, 2024

November 20 - 22, 2024

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The Professional Development for Distressed Physician Behaviors course includes a three-day course and three follow-up group cohort sessions scheduled at one, three, and six months post course. 

Please see the follow-up dates in "Course Logistics" below for more information.

Please call 615-936-0678 or email cph@vumc.org if you have any questions about the course.

Course Information

  • Teach new skills in the recognition and expression of emotions that lead to unprofessional behavior    

  • Provide a syllabus of selected readings and resources for the distressed physician 

  • Teach the range of inappropriate behaviors 

  • Provide strategies for the prevention of inappropriate behavior 

  • Provide follow-up and support in maintaining behavior changes 

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the course based on feedback from the workplace monitoring system 

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